23 Januar 2015

Birding at ponds in Guaramiranga region,19.1.2015

Birding in the dense forest was difficult. It was much easier to find birds at the ponds and forest edges around the village.
White-headed Marsh-Tyrant
White-headed Marsh-Tyrant
Grey-breasted Martin (Progne chalybea)

 One of the very few european species found here:
Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)
Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis)

This was why the Lapwing was so agressive and nervous:

Striated Heron (Butorides striata)
 Far away but unmistakable: Ringed Kingfisher!
Ringed Kingfisher (Megaceryle torquata)

White-winged Swallow (Tachycineta albiventer)

Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica)
White-faced Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna viduata)
Wattled Jacana (Jacana jacana)

Shiny cowbird and Red-cowled Cardinal
Shiny cowbird (Molothrus bonariensis)
Pale-legged Hornero (Furnarius leucopus)
Corrections to incorrect identification are welcome!!

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